sport news Ashes: England and Australia told they must quarantine for 14 days before Perth ...

sport news Ashes: England and Australia told they must quarantine for 14 days before Perth ...
sport news Ashes: England and Australia told they must quarantine for 14 days before Perth ...
Perth's chances of hosting fifth Ashes Test hang in the balance with state authorities insisting England and Australia quarantine for 14 days when they arrive despite just a five-day turnaround after Sydney match Perth is scheduled to host the fifth and final Ashes Test from January 14 But doubts are growing over whether the match can be staged at Perth Stadium Western Australia authorities are insisting on a 14-day quarantine for teams There is only a five-day turnaround between fourth Test in Sydney and the fifth  

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The chances of the fifth Ashes Test being staged in Perth are fading with the Western Australia state government refusing to budge on its strict quarantine rules.

Optus Stadium is scheduled to host the final match in the Australia versus England series from January 14 but ongoing Covid-19 restrictions have put this in jeopardy.

Authorities in the state have insisted all players and staff quarantine after arriving from New South Wales, where the fourth Test will be held in Sydney.

The Optus Stadium is scheduled to host the fifth and final Ashes Test from January 14 but tight Covid-19 restrictions in Western Australia have thrown this into doubt

The Optus Stadium is scheduled to host the fifth and final Ashes Test from January 14 but tight Covid-19 restrictions in Western Australia have thrown this into doubt

State authorities in Western Australia are insisting that both England (pictured, captain Joe Root) and Australia quarantine for two weeks when they arrive

State authorities in Western Australia are insisting that both England (pictured, captain Joe Root) and Australia quarantine for two weeks when they arrive 

Given the Sydney Test is scheduled to finish on January 9, this only allows a short turnaround time before the Perth Test.

Western Australia Premier Mark McGowan reiterated on Tuesday that no special allowances will be made for the Ashes given that players from the Australian Football League (AFL) went through quarantine before the Grand

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